Quotes of Block

“ Stone walls do not a prison make nor iron bars a cage; minds innocent and quiet take that for an hermitage. ”

- Richard Lovelace

“ Of my two handicaps, being female put many more obstacles in my path than being black. ”

- Shirley Chisholm

“ Everything intercepts us from ourselves. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ He who stops being better stops being good. ”

- Oliver Cromwell

“ A happy life is made up of little things: a gift sent, a letter written, a call made, a recommendation given, transportation provided, a cake made, a book lent, a check sent. ”

- Carol Holmes

“ Suspicion is a heavy armor and with its weight it impedes more than it protects. ”

- Robert Burns

“ It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop. ”

- Confucius

“ Quit thinking that you must halt before the barrier of inner negativity. You need not. You can crash through… whatever we see a negative state, that is where we can destroy it. ”

- Vernon Howard

“ Look alive. Here comes a buzzard. ”

- Lady Stella Reading

“ The United Nations is like a spade; it is not self-operating. It is what we make of it, for purposes that we can find in common with our neighbors in the world. ”

- Adlai Stevenson

“ It is what we think we know already that often prevents us from learning. ”

- Claude Bernard

“ Vietnam: The war the soldiers tried to stop. ”

- John Kerry

“ If a trainstation is where the train stops, what's a workstation...? ”

- Unknown

“ Imperious Caesar, dead and turned to clay, Might stop a hole to keep the wind away. O, that that earth which kept the world in awe Should patch a wall t' expel the winter's flaw! ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Was a great high wall there that tried to stop me. Was a great big sign there said private Property but on the back side it didn't say nothing. That side was made for you and me. ”

- Woody Guthrie

“ The formula for water is H2O. Is the formula for an ice cube H2O squared? ”

- Lily Tomlin

“ The New England conscience does not stop you from doing what you shouldn't-it just stops you from enjoying it. ”

- Cleveland Amory

“ I am hitting my head against the walls, but the walls are giving way. ”

- Gustav Mahler

“ So Tamar went to her brother Amnon's house; and he was laid down. And she took flour, and kneaded it, and made cakes in his sight, and did bake the cakes. ”

- Bible

“ This cowboy capitalism must stop. ”

- Maxine Waters

“ Def Comedy Jam. ”

- Martin Lawrence

“ The idea is not to block every shot. The idea is to make your opponent believe that you might block every shot. ”

- Bill Russell

“ If our education had included training to bear unpleasantness and to let the first shock pass until we could think more calmly, many an unbearable situation would become manageable, and many a nervous illness avoided. There is proverb expressing this… ”

- Claire Weeks

“ The way to solve the conflict between human values and technology needs is not to run away from technology. That's impossible. The way to resolve the conflict is to break down the barriers of dualistic thought that prevent a real understanding of what technology is — not an exploitation of nature, but a fusion of nature and the human spirit into a new kind of creation that transcends both. ”

- Robert Maynard Pirsig

“ No one can bar the road to truth, and to advance its cause I am prepared to accept even death. But may it be that repeated lessons will finally teach us not to stop the writer's pen during his lifetime? ”

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

“ How long can men thrive between walls of brick, walking on asphalt pavements, breathing the fumes of coal and of oil, growing, working, dying, with hardly a thought of wind, and sky, and fields of grain, seeing only machine-made beauty, the mineral-like quality of life? ”

- Charles Lindbergh

“ If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. ”

- Michael Jordan

“ The jet stream is a very strong force and pushing a balloon into it is like pushing up against a brick wall, but once we got into it, we found that, remarkably, the balloon went whatever speed the wind went. ”

- Richard Branson

“ Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic. ”

- Dan Rather

“ Writers have two main problems. One is writer's block, when the words won't come at all and the other is logorrhea, when the words come so fast that they can hardly get to the wastebasket in time. ”

- Cecilia Bartholomew
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